Agency News

American Coin Merchandising retained Carl Thompson Associates in Boulder to design its 1997 annual report to shareowners.
The Colorado Tourism Board awarded its $1.2 million summer marketing campaign to Karsh & Hagan Communications in Denver.
Shugart Matson Young, San Ramon, was selected by Intraware as agency of record overseeing its $1 million account.
Louisa Sugar Design in San Francisco was chosen by R.B. Inc. in Berkeley to create brand identity, packaging and point-of-purchase materials for Sailor’s Secret Premium Ginger, a natural motion comfort remedy.
Wayfarer Communications appointed Lighthouse Advertising & Design in Santa Clara its agency of record.
Sasquatch Advertising, Portland, has been accepted into Advertising & Marketing International Network, Inc., an independent agency network.
NMB Corporation tapped Mustang Marketing and Advertising, Agoura Hills, to create an advertising campaign and collateral materials promoting its new corporate identity.
Rogers & Associates in Los Angeles was retained by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center to develop and implement a marketing plan for a new education center.
Novocom, Los Angeles, created the newly launched graphics package for the news and business network CNBC.
Inspired Arts Digital Media Group of San Diego developed a 200-page Web site for Chicken of the Sea.
Murray Weissman & Associates and Dick Delson & Associates merged to form Weissman/Delson Communications, North Hollywood.
Spear/Hall & Associates in San Diego was retained by the Great American Train Show, Caldera Spas, Outback Steakhouse and Surecraft Supply.
Cutler Enterprises, Santa Monica, was hired by Lexington Scenery to create a new corporate identity.
Mephisto hired Ruben/Rottman & Co., Los Angeles, to handle U.S. public relations.
Jeffrey Alec Communications, West Los Angeles, was retained by three new clients: The International Floral Design Center, Advanced Registration Systems and Consolidated Devices.
–compiled by Sarah Andreott